Arts & Entertainment

Kennedy wins coloring contest

First place winner in the Optic-Herald Coloring Contest by Jillian Kennedy.Jillian Lynn Kennedy, age nine of Mount Vernon, was the winner of the Optic-Herald Coloring Contest. The theme for this year’s contest was “Santa’s Toyland.” As first place winner in the contest, she received $15 in cash. See the Dec. 25 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for the details.